by Perry Miller
A motorcyclist is injured in an accident after earlier being clocked doing
115 miles an hour in Volga.
The Brookings County Sheriff's Department says a deputy was running
radar early this morning on Highway 14 in Volga. A motorcycle went by
shortly before 1:00 am doing 115 in a 35 mile an hour zone.
The deputy attempted to stop the cycle but it continued west on 14. The
pursuit was stopped about six miles outside Volga because of the speed
A few hours later an accident was reported involving a motorcycle on
Highway 14 near 454th Avenue. The driver, 22-year-old Eric Weatherly of
Brookings, came to the Sheriff's Office to report the accident.
He was arrested for driving under the influence, eluding a law enforcement
officer, reckless driving, speeding, and failure to report an accident.
Weatherly reported injuring his ankle in the crash. There was extensive
damage to the cycle.